Call It Sleep Setting & Symbolism

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Peter Stuyvesant

Steamer ship that carried Genya and David from Ellis Island to New York City.

Brownzeville

The neighborhood into which David first moves upon arrival in New York City.

Lower East Side

The New York City neighborhood to which David moves following his father's securing a job as a milkman.

East River

River close to David's apartment where the neighborhood children often play.

cheder

Name of school which Jewish boys attend to learn Hebrew and prepare for bar mitzvah.

Passover

Jewish holiday to celebrate deliverance from Egypt.

Ellis Island

Island adjacent to New York City and site of immigrant processing.

Dolman Press

The print shop where David's father works and where Luter is the foreman.

Tysmenicz

Village in Austria in which Albert was raised.

The Cellar

Name of Book I and the basement area of David's first housing tenement. David is greatly afraid of this dark, damp...

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